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    vintage monumental pair empire revival ormolu wall lights 20th century

    Antique Vintage Monumental Pair Empire Revival Ormolu Wall Lights 20th Century
    • Antique Vintage Monumental Pair Empire Revival Ormolu Wall Lights 20th Century
    • Antique Vintage Monumental Pair Empire Revival Ormolu Wall Lights 20th Century
    • Antique Vintage Monumental Pair Empire Revival Ormolu Wall Lights 20th Century
    • Antique Vintage Monumental Pair Empire Revival Ormolu Wall Lights 20th Century
    • Antique Vintage Monumental Pair Empire Revival Ormolu Wall Lights 20th Century
    • Antique Vintage Monumental Pair Empire Revival Ormolu Wall Lights 20th Century
    • Antique Vintage Monumental Pair Empire Revival Ormolu Wall Lights 20th Century

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    This is a stunningmonumentalVintage pair of French Empire Revivalormolu wall lights, dating from the late 20th Century.

     
    They are beautifully decorated with bows, ribbons, flaming torches, tassels, etc .
    and each has five lights.
     
    The attention to detail is fantastic and they are sure to add a touch of grandeur to your home.
     

    Condition:
     
    In really excellent condition.
    Fully wired and ready for use.
     
     
    Dimensions in cm:
     
    Height 120 x Width 60 x Depth 36
     
    Weight 19 kg-Each
     
    Dimensions in inches:
     
    Height 3 foot, 11 inches x Width 2 feet x Depth 1 foot, 2 inches
     
    Weight 41.9 lbs-Each
     

    Our reference: 01241b
    Ormolu -(from French 'or moulu', signifying ground or pounded gold) is an 18th-century English term for applying finely ground, high-caratgoldin amercuryamalgamto an object ofbronze.The mercury is driven off in akilnleaving behind a gold-coloured veneerknown as'gilt bronze'.
     
    The manufacture of true ormolu employs a process known as mercury-gilding orfire-gilding, in which a solution ofnitrate of mercuryis applied to a piece ofcopper,brass, or bronze, followed by the application of anamalgamof gold and mercury. The item was then exposed to extreme heat until the mercury burned off and the gold remained, adhered to the metal object.
     
    After around 1830 because legislation had outlawed the use of mercury other techniques were used instead.Electroplatingis the most common modern technique. Ormolu techniques are essentially the same as those used onsilver, to producesilver-gilt..

    Width (cm):
    60
    Height (cm):
    120
    Depth (cm):
    36
    Price: £3,400.00

    Please note that this price may NOT include delivery charges which the seller may charge extra for.

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    Regent Antiques Limited

    We are one of the UK's premier furniture dealers and have been trading in London for three decades. We specialise in English and Continental furniture, silver, porcelain, and decorative items both antique and contemporary. We exhibit our collection in classy showrooms in our large warehouse very close to the centre of London.

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    Regent Antiques Limited
    Manor Warehouse
    318 Green Lanes
    London
    Central London
    N4 1BX
    UNITED KINGDOM
    T: 02088099605
    E: info@regentantiques.com
    W: https://www.regentantique...

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